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Regional Procurement Director

Company: Fairmont
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

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Job Description

  • Lead and develop a team of procurement professionals into a highly effective and best in class value delivery team

  • Lead category strategy development and value creation across a wide range of direct and indirect categories for approximately -$180M in annual spend across 8 flagship properties in California (7) and Washington State (1)

  • Develop multi-year enterprise sourcing strategies and value roadmap in collaboration with senior business stakeholders to deliver minimum $7M in incremental procurement value over 3 years

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with owner, business units and internal stakeholder groups by continually demonstrating value and breaking down barriers to effective sourcing through polished executive influencing and relationship-building skills

  • Execute sourcing projects as defined within the portfolio strategy:

  • Define project goals, timelines, roles and responsibilities, and an overall project management cadence

  • Apply contemporary methods and innovative approaches, such as total cost of ownership, e-Auctions, should-cost models, and raw material index agreements

  • Develop comprehensive implementation and communication plans with stakeholders and end users

  • Ensure involvement of all organizations and individuals impacted

  • Quantify and document results

  • Develop and skillfully execute negotiation strategies to achieve desired, pre-agreed outcomes

  • Develop and deploy standard reporting for key stakeholders that gages satisfaction, engagement and performance against sourcing activities, upcoming contract expirations, supplier performance issues, and other key information

  • Provide stewardship of strategic sourcing policy as well as solution compliance and adoption -throughout the organization

  • Assess existing Purchasing Operations processes and make rapid recommendations for improvement to assure resources and time spend on areas of highest ROI


    • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Operations Management, Business Process Management, Analytics, Information Technology, or equivalent experience

    • 7+ years of experience in strategic sourcing, management consulting, advisory or professional services role with a demonstrated track record of results and increasing level of responsibility

    • A strong drive for people management and change management with high degree of resilience and self-motivation

    • Adaptive to fast paced, constantly changing environments and ability to work as part of a global team to collaborate across geographic and organizational boundaries to deliver better business results and share best practices

    • Expertise in strategic sourcing and leading multi-category sourcing teams for direct and/or indirect spend

    • Expertise in negotiations and contracting: including e-sourcing, should-cost models, leveraged agreements, multi-year contracts, complex terms and conditions, performance incentives, and management of corporate risk

    • Excellent communication skills, including written, verbal and presentation skills; comfortable and credible with both internal stakeholders and external audiences

    • Strong orientation to team leadership, coaching, collaboration, and positive communication

    • Demonstrating strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.) software


      • MBA

      • Retail, Hospitality, Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) or Consulting industry experience

      • PMP (Project Management Professional) or SCMP (Supply Chain Management Professional) designations

        Additional Information
        What is in it for you:

        • Salary Range: $150,000-180,000 - USD

        • Discounted hotel rooms and food & beverage rates to employees at our sister properties around the globe.

        • We provide learning programs through our Academies to promote growth and development so that you can perform at your full potential

        • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!

        • Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21 and WATCH

          Your team and working environment:
          Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
          We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent. -We commit to a future where diverse identities are celebrated, and equitable and inclusive practices are woven into the fabric of everything we do as an organization.
          Fairmont Century Plaza is an Equal Opportunity Employer EEO M/F/V/D
          Visa Requirements: - -Must provide proof of eligibility to be employed in the United States of America.

Keywords: Fairmont, Los Angeles , Regional Procurement Director, Executive , Los Angeles, California

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